Tag: Myanmar

Myanmar army should be removed from politics: UN probe

Yangon: Myanmar's powerful army should be removed from politics, UN investigators said Tuesday, as they…

Dozens rally for jailed Reuters reporters in Myanmar

Yangon: Several dozen people rallied in central Yangon on Sunday against the jailing of two…

EU blasts Myanmar’s jailing of reporters after Suu Kyi defence

Strasbourg: The EU's diplomatic chief on Thursday condemned Myanmar's jailing of two Reuters journalists, hours…

UN teams given first access to Myanmar’s Rakhine

Yangon: The UN began work Wednesday inside Myanmar's violence-torn northern Rakhine state, the first time…

Could have been handled better: Suu Kyi on Rohingya crisis

Hanoi: Myanmar State Counsellor, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi on Thursday said that her government…

Myanmar response to Rohingya crisis ‘could have been handled better’: Aung Suu Kyi

RAKHINE: Myanmar’s military response to the Rohingya crisis which drove 700,000 of the Muslim minority…

Reuters pair in Myanmar not jailed because of journalism: Suu Kyi

Hanoi: Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi said Thursday that two Reuters journalists…

Myanmar Govt permits UN to probe Rohingya abuse

Geneva [Switzerland]: The Myanmar Government granted permission to the United Nations inspection teams to assess…

Myanmar waging ‘campaign against journalists’: UN

GENEVA: Myanmar, facing international outrage over the jailing of Reuters journalists for their reporting on…

Myanmar rejects ICC decision over Rohingya crisis

Myanmar: Myanmar on Friday "resolutely" rejected a ruling by the International Criminal Court empowering the…

Rohingya deportations from Myanmar: Here’s what ‘International Criminal Court’ says

The Hague: The International Criminal Court said Thursday it had jurisdiction to probe the forced…

Suu Kyi’s image in shreds as Myanmar jails Reuters pair

Yangon: The jailing of two Reuters journalists shreds what remains of Nobel laureate Aung San…

UN urges Myanmar to free Reuters reporters ‘immediately’

Geneva: New UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet said Monday she was "shocked" by Myanmar's jailing…

Myanmar Court sentences 2 journalists for investigating Rohingya killings

Myanmar: Two Reuters journalists who have investigated Rohingya killings have been sentenced to 7 years…

Air Chief Marshal to visit Myanmar, Malaysia tomorrow

New Delhi: Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa, Chief of the Air Staff, will embark…

Journalist reveals Israeli supplied weapons for genocide of Rohingya Muslims

Jerusalem: An Israeli writer and journalist Tsur Shezaf has revealed that Israeli weapons are used…

Myanmar releases 75 more child soldiers: UNICEF

Yangon: Myanmar's military has released 75 child soldiers, a UN agency said, its first discharge…

Myanmar struggles to digest global anger over Rohingya crisis

Yangon: Baffled, hurt or indignant, many inside Myanmar are struggling to digest a week of…

UN report reveals serious human rights violations in Myanmar

United Nations: In the harshest indictment yet of the Myanmar military, the United Nations Fact…

Facebook move on Myanmar raises thorny political questions

Washington: Facebook's ban of Myanmar's military leaders marks a new step for the leading social…